Monthly Archives:: April 2015

Latest Dance — Moving for Monarchs

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Moving for Monarchs (M4M) is a dance, film and photography project to “save the world one butterfly at a time.”  It is the brainchild of free lance ballerina Gwynedd Vetter-Drusch who recently performed at TEDxPlazaMelchorOcampo  Much of the habitat shown half-way through video was filmed at the WILD Center during our Wild Ones annual conference in August 2014. more »

Volunteer Opportunities: First Thursdays at the WILD Center

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Volunteer Opportunities: First Thursdays at the WILD Center Announcing Wild Ones First Thursdays at the WILD Center. In an effort to put our best foot forward to the world, Wild Ones National invites you to help us keep our headquarters looking spiffy– something we can show off to non-native landscaper,s and something of which native more »

Enhancing Existing Landscapes for Monarch/Native Pollinators

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  Wild Ones partner Monarch Joint Venture will hold its next webinar entitled “Enhancing Existing Landscapes for Monarch/Native Pollinators” on Thursday 23 April 2015 at 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM EDT. Register for event “Enhancing Existing Landscapes for Monarch/Native Pollinators” presenters will share techniques and case studies for enhancing existing habitats for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Topics more »

Home Water Management using Rain Barrels

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Have you ever thought about how you might personally help reduce residential water runoff to storm sewers or to recharge our ground water aquifer and improve water quality of streams and lakes? It is easy and fun to do using rain barrels. There are many benefits from harvesting rain water. It is relatively clean and more »